Our traditional fishing Village is 75 km south-west from the capital city Chania (Hania),on the South Cretan sea. In the last 50 years our Olive trees continue to offer us their superb oil,the Tomato plantations have brought to Paleochora farmers from the mountain villages to work here and Tourism is increasing so Northern Europeans can enjoy our lovely place during their holidays.
The Climate is superb Mediterranean,temperatures between 15-30degrees Celsius,with more than 330 Sunny days per year.
We are proud to have more than 10 beautiful beaches with amazing waters to swim,
a Venetian Fortress and plenty of Archaeological sites,Byzantine Churches,Canyons,monumental Olive trees,pure nature,and the most Hospitable people
All services are here such as Health centres, Doctors,Dentists,Banks,ATM,Post offices,Internet cafes,Police station,Car-bike rentals. Finally there is a very big variety of Shops from Beach Wear,to Clothes,to Shoes,to Jewellery for Gifts
There are plenty of daily Buses to and from Chania, Sougia and the unique island of Elafonisi
There are boats to the islands of Gavdos(Southern European point) and Elafonisi
There is a daily boat travelling on the south coast to Sougia( for the Santa Irini Gorge),then to Loutro,then to Agia Roumeli (for the famous Samaria Gorge) and Chora Sfakion
Thank you for choosing Paleochora
Enjoy Our Hospitality !!!